Traditionally, young children have been named at a christening/baptism church ceremony. Most still are, but increasingly parents are choosing an alternative, non-religious ceremony.
If you do want a church service there are three different ceremonies to choose from.
– The traditional Infant Baptism (which most people call a ‘christening’), here the parents declare the child to be a follower of Jesus Christ;
– A service of Dedication, when the parents make promises about the upbringing of th
Different Types Of Christening Services